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PSP Seized More Than $21 Million in Drugs During Third Quarter of 2023

October 13, 2023

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania State Police seized approximately $21.2 million in cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin, fentanyl, marijuana, and other prohibited drugs during the third quarter of 2023.

Troopers from July 1 to September 30 seized 318 pounds of cocaine, 183 pounds of methamphetamines, 141 pounds of fentanyl, 8 pounds of heroin, 2,175 pounds of processed marijuana, and 62,597 pills of assorted narcotics.

The PSP also collected 698 pounds of prescription medication in the third quarter of 2023 as part of its Prescription Drug Takeback Program. Sixty-five state police stations offer boxes for disposing of unused or unwanted medications 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Table 1: Amount and value of prohibited drugs seized by PSP in the third quarter of 2023

Drug                             Amount Seized      Estimated Value
Cocaine                                 318.57 lbs.       $7,008,540
Crack Cocaine                             4.4 lbs.            $70,400
Heroin                                        8.6 lbs.          $292,400
Fentanyl                                  141.3 lbs.       $2,260,800
LSD – Pills and Paper                79 doses               $1,580
Marijuana THC – Liquid           17.4 pints            $116,580
Marijuana THC Solid                202.2 lbs.         $1,011,000
Marijuana Plants                    107 plants              $17,655
Processed Marijuana             2,175.3 lbs.        $6,525,900
Methamphetamines                 183.9 lbs.        $1,839,000
MDMA – Ecstasy                     0.071 lbs.                  $234
MDMA – Pills                               55 DU                   $825
Other Narcotics                      283.3 lbs.            $566,600
Other Narcotics (pills)           62,597 DU          $1,564,925
Total Value                                                   $21,276,439

         

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